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Film TV and Stage Design BA (Hons)

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

From Harry Potter in film to Hollyoaks on TV and in stage productions such as The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and The Book of Mormon, scenic designers help bring stories to life. Become part of the excitement by studying for a Film, TV and Stage Design degree at the University of Salford.This three-year programme will prepare you for entering the Film, TV and Stage industry and working within a professional art department, designing sets for drama, light entertainment and film; on stage, on location, in a TV studio or a sound stage. You’ll graduate with the practical skills and knowledge needed to go into professional roles in scenic design, art direction, prop making, location management and more.This course is centred around project-based modules that will develop your understanding of the processes involved in production design, all while making the most of your artistic ability whilst developing new creative skills. From interpreting scripts, through construction drawings, storyboards and visual representation, you’ll get hands-on experience of every aspect of the design process. What’s more, you’ll also cover elements such as location scouting and surveying, stage and location management, sourcing props and set dressing, and the management of budgets and production schedules.Feeling inspired? As if all that’s not enough, this film, TV and stage design course also has strong industry links. You will have the opportunity to work on live, real-world briefs, as well the chance to pursue work placement opportunities with external organisations, giving insight into what the industry is really like, as well as adding some fantastic experience to your CV. Take a look at some of the work our final year students have produced on this course.**You will:**- Develop a broad range of skills and knowledge in scenic and set design for live and filmed production- Learn to interpret scripts and develop settings that effectively reflect stories and themes- Gain the experience to produce three-dimensional scale models and props to test and communicate concepts- Put your skills to the test responding to real-world briefs and work placement opportunities**Visit our Film, TV and Stage Design degree CourseFinder webpage** -**Explore all of our Art and Design courses and read our helpful FAQs -****Sign-up to an Open Day or Campus Tour** -

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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15,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Salford

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  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    129 68%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%



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